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Re: Limiting the size of installed changelogs




Mattia Rizzolo:
> On Thu, Sep 13, 2018 at 11:22:37AM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
>> - Would it make sense to split the changelog, leaving older entries
>> only in the source package?  If so, should this be done manually, or
>> would it make sense to have dh_installchangelogs split at some age or
>> size limit?
> 
> Yes, this would be very sensible IMHO.
> 
> Having debhelper cut off the changelogs from 4 or 6 years before (and
> inserting a pointer to the source package for the rest) sounds like
> a good idea to me.
> 

I think it would be fine to have something like this in
dh_installchangelogs enabled by default for Debian changelogs.


Merge requests on salsa welcome.

Thanks,
~Niels